Meet the managers! The culture at SVM has led to stability in the investment team, all lead managers have been at the firm for at least ten years. This page allows you to put a face to the name on the article and let you know a bit more about them on a professional and personal level.
Hugh Cuthbert has over 20 years’ investment management experience managing both pan European and global equity portfolios. He manages SVM Continental Europe Fund and related institutional accounts and is co-manager on SVM’s Pan European product the SVM All Europe SRI Fund. Prior to joining SVM, he spent 5 years with Kempen Capital Management, a Dutch merchant bank, where he was responsible for the management of over €500m of European equities, including institutional mandates and a socially responsible vehicle. In addition he held geographical responsibility for the Nordic region. Earlier in his career he worked for Henderson as a manager on their ethical investment product, the Global Care range of Funds. Hugh has a BA (Commendation) in Public Administration and holds the ASIP. His sector responsibilities include oil services, healthcare, telecoms (ex-UK) and banks and insurance.
Hugh travels extensively in Europe aiming to unearth the hidden gems that may be overlooked by others.
In the winter months Hugh takes advantage of the Scottish climate spending as much time as possible skiing in the resorts close to his home.